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December 2007

Posted Dec 28,2007

Effective January 1, 2008, spare lithium batteries - extra batteries not installed on devices - will no longer be allowed in checked baggage. Spare lithium batteries may be packed in carry-on baggage and lithium batteries installed in a device may be packed in either checked or carry-on, as long as the battery is installed in the device, according to the Transportation Security Adminstration (TSA).

Read the full U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) press release after the jump.

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Posted Dec 24,2007


With the proliferation of online photo sharing and print fulfillment sites, creating a custom family Christmas card has never been easier. All you need is an idea and a couple of willing subjects.

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